Example Itinerary

National and Natural Treasures of Bangladesh

Duration
8 days / 7 nights
Price Per Person
From $8,700
Destinations
Bangladesh
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From the start, this is a trip of colors and contrasts that will leave you enchanted by the delights of beautiful Bangladesh. Starting in the capital of Dhaka, you’ll be whisked into the countryside to see the sacred temples and peaceful tribal villages around Rangamati and Bandarban, stopping for an exhilarating tour of Lake Kaptai. Spend time on the beaches at fishing port Cox’s Bazaar, walking, relaxing and enjoying dinner on the sandy stretches that go on for miles and miles. Finally, return to the capital for sightseeing and souvenir shopping to ensure you have some mementos of your time in Bangladesh. 

This itinerary is an example. It’s designed to inspire you and provide you with thoughtfully curated ideas. You can choose to do this exact itinerary or completely personalize it. All trips are 100% bespoke.

Highlights

  • Lake Kaptai by Boat: Take a motorboat across the largest man-made freshwater body in Bangladesh. The cruise on scenic Lake Kaptai takes you through a vast expanse of calm water, islands covered with banana plants, and a dramatic pass through a steep-sided gorge.
  • Remote Hill Tribes: In Bandarban, the most remote district in Bangladesh and a world away from hectic Dhaka, explore the virgin forests and the tribes that call these quiet rolling hills home.
  • Cox's Bazar: Known for its incredible 75-mile stretch of sandy beachfront, Cox's Bazar is a popular beachside destination for locals and tourists alike.

Day-by-Day

Day 1 Dhaka

Touch down at Hazrat Shahjalal International airport, where you’ll be met by your driver who will escort you to your comfortable hotel in the bustling capital of Dhaka. Settle in and relax for an evening of leisure before your Bangladeshi adventure begins.

Day 2 Rangamati

Rise early for a delicious buffet breakfast before checking out and hitting the road. You’re bound for Rangamati, but this morning you’ll make a stop on your journey to visit the beautiful Mainamati Buddhist Monastery in Comilla. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before proceeding on to your destination, where you may check in at your hotel and spend a relaxing night.

Rangamati

Day 3 Rangamati

After breakfast at your hotel, head out into the countryside to visit a local Buddhist temple and the surrounding tribal villages to meet the locals and get a glimpse of their colorful lifestyle. Stop back at the hotel for lunch before hopping aboard a motorboat to jet around Lake Kaptai. After an exciting day, relax with dinner at your hotel.

Day 4 Bandarban

Today you’re bound for beautiful Bandarban; after breakfast your driver will begin the journey, with a stop for lunch in a local restaurant. Check in at your Bandarban hotel and pay a late afternoon visit to the golden Buddhist temple. Enjoy dinner and a night’s rest at your hotel.

Day 5 Cox's Bazar

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel before venturing out to visit the tribal villages in the surrounding countryside. After lunch at your hotel, you’ll hit the road, stopping to snap some pictures of the pretty pagodas in Ramu. By late afternoon, you’ll arrive at Cox’s Bazar, home to one of the longest sandy beaches in the world, where you’ll enjoy a sunset dinner before retiring to your hotel.

Cox's Bazar

Day 6 Cox's Bazar

After a hearty breakfast, it’s time to hit the beach. Spend a beautiful morning exploring the delights of Teknaf and Inani Beaches before lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, head back to Cox’s Bazaar and spend the evening browsing the trinkets and treasures in the souvenir shops.

Day 7 Dhaka

It’s your last morning here so why not spend it on the beach? After lunch, head to the airport for your domestic flight back to Dhaka where you’ll check in at your hotel and freshen up. Grab some last minute souvenirs in the city market before dinner and a final night in your hotel.

Dhaka

Day 8 Departure

After breakfast, enjoy a full day of sightseeing covering all of Dhaka’s hotspots including the Goaldi Mosque, Lalbagh Fort, Dhakeshwari Temple, the National Museum, Lord Karzon Hall and National Parliament House. Enjoy lunch and dinner at local restaurants before you say goodbye to Bangladesh and make your way to the airport for your onward flight.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Price is based on double or twin hotel room occupancy and includes accommodation, transfers, car/driver, English-speaking guide, activities and entrance fees, breakfasts and some casual lunches while touring. Flights and optional special activities will be quoted separately. Most personal expenses, including dinners, alcoholic beverages, spa treatments and gratuities can be paid on the spot while traveling. Prices may vary depending on season, choice of accommodation and other factors.

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With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.

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